Otto Rosel Andersen

10 June 1897–19 April 1948 (Age 50)
South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Otto Rosel

When Otto Rosel Andersen was born on 10 June 1897, in South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Jens Andersen, was 41 and his mother, Emilie Johansdotter, was 39. He married Ruth Doul Griffin on 3 April 1923, in Morgan, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in World in 1935 and Harrisville Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 19 April 1948, in Nyssa, Malheur, Oregon, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Nyssa, Malheur, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otto Rosel Andersen
Ruth Doul Griffin
Marriage: 3 April 1923
Rosel Griffin Andersen
Helen Ruth Andersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1923Morgan, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1898 · Oregon Historical Society
    Age 1
    The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
    1911 · The Salt Lake International Airport
    Age 14
    The Salt Lake International Airport starts its history as a small airfield. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, It sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by the local residents.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (30)

    • Otto Rosel Anderson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Otto Rosel Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Otto Rosel Andersen, "Oregon, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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